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or Tut·ankh·a·men  (to͞ot′äng-kä′mən) fl. c. 1350 bc.
King of Egypt (1355-1346) during the XVIII Dynasty. His tomb was found almost intact by Howard Carter in 1922.


(ˌtuːtənˈkɑːmɛn; -mən) or


(Biography) king (1361–1352 bc) of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. His tomb near Luxor, discovered in 1922, contained many material objects


or Tut•ankh•a•mon or Tut•ankh•a•mun

(ˌtut ɑŋˈkɑ mən)

fl. c1350 b.c., king of Egypt.
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Noun1.Tutankhamen - Pharaoh of Egypt around 1358 BCTutankhamen - Pharaoh of Egypt around 1358 BC; his tomb was discovered almost intact by Howard Carter in 1922
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Hawass tackled in his lecture issues pertaining to the royal mummies, the story of King Tutankhamen's death and the harem conspiracy.
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An example is the tomb of Tutankhamen, the Egyptian pharaoh for nine years between 1366 and 1357 BC.
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DR Ronald Harrison (left) and other workers pictured inside the tomb of King Tutankhamen at Luxor in Egypt.
The 18th dynasty dates back to the 13th century BC, a period noted for some of the most well-known pharaohs, including Tutankhamen and Ramses II.
| 1922: The tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter.
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